OnePlus Nord finally receives Android 11 update


The Chinese firm OnePlus has finally released its first Android 11-based Open Beta 1 update for the OnePlus Nord. The company confirmed this news through its official platform. If users cannot wait for a stable update and want to check for new features, they can visit the platform to download the update. OnePlus has already added download links for the Indian and global open beta on the platform. 

OnePlus Nord Android 11 update details

After downloading the Android 11-based Open Beta 1 update, OnePlus Nord users will see a fresh user interface (UI) visual design according to the changelog. The company has improved the stability and user experience of some third-party applications. There will be a new Insight watch style, a joint creation with the Parsons School of Design. This is what we saw on the OnePlus 8 Pro. This will basically give information about how much one has used their phone in a day as well as showing the time. A person will also be able to see how many times he unlocked his OnePlus Nord in a day. 

The update also brings a canvas feature that can automatically pull a wireframe photo based on the lock screen photo on your phone. It is accessible in the Settings section. Then you need to select Customization> Wallpaper> Canvas> Photo Preview and then it can be generated automatically. OnePlus has added as many as 10 new watch styles. These are hidden in Settings> Customization> Clock style. The new software update also adds a shortcut key for Dark Mode, and now you need to drag down the Quick Settings to enable the theme. Users can customize the time frame of the dark mode. Now there is an option that will automatically turn on the dark subject.

Now you will also see a new shelf interface design. OnePlus believed that image preview is now faster and it has optimized the loading speed of the gallery. Users of the OnePlus Nord also get a Story function in the gallery, which will automatically create weekly videos with photos and videos in storage.

Steps to download OnePlus Nord Android 11 update:

Step 1: You need to the latest ROM zip package from company’s server.

Step 2: After that, copy the ROM package and paste it to your phone’s storage.

Step 3: Visit the device’s Settings > System > System Updates > Click top right icon > Local upgrade > Click on the corresponding installation package > upgrade > System upgrade completed to 100 percent.

Step 4: Once the update is done, you need to tap on Restart.

Things to keep in mind before downloading the update?

Before downloading the beta update, note that this is not a stable version and you may experience a bug in the beta version. Users of OnePlus Nord are advised to backup all data before proceeding. Users make sure that the phone’s battery level is above 30 percent before the installation. 


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